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Why you should really, really update your Logitech wireless dongle

By Sean Hollister 14 Jul 2019 at 14:07

Three and a half years ago, a security researcher broke into my laptop without ever needing to touch it. He didn’t even need its network address. All he had to do was sniff out my Logitech wireless mouse’s tiny USB receiver, fire off a few lines of code, and start typing things that appeared on my screen. He could have wiped my hard drive, installed malware, or worse, much as if he’d had physical access to my PC.

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